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    Sale 1992

    Important Watches

    24 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 202

    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WATER-RESISTANT WRISTWATCH WITH DATE

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1232782, CASE NO. 2784404, REF. 3445/100, MOVEMENT MANUFACTURED IN 1974 AND ENCASED IN 1984

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WATER-RESISTANT WRISTWATCH WITH DATE
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement No. 1232782, Case No. 2784404, Ref. 3445/100, movement manufactured in 1974 and encased in 1984
    Cal. 27-460 PM nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the seal of Geneva, 37 jewels, free-sprung gyromax balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, silvered matte dial with applied yellow gold baton numerals, aperture for date, circular water-resistant-type case with down-turned lugs, sapphire crystal, case, dial and movement signed, with an 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle
    35mm diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe leather box and an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture of the movement as 1974. The extract details that the watch was encased in 1984 and sold on October 26th of the same year.

    Patek Philippe produced the reference 3445 from 1961 to 1981. The 3445/100 differs slightly with the addition of the sapphire crystal.